TNPSC Research Assistant Recruitment 2021 06 Vacancies

TNPSC Recruitment 2021 | Posts: 06 Research Assistant Jobs | Apply Online @ – TNPSC invites Online applications for recruitment of 06 Research Assistant Posts. This online facility will be available in the Official website @ from 20.10.2021 to 19.11.2021. 

TNPSC Research Assistant Recruitment 2021 06 Vacancies

TNPSC Recruitment 2021  [Quick Summary]

Organization Name:

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission

Advertisement No:

Advertisement No.597577

Notification No. 17/2021

DATED 20.10.2021

Job Category:

Tamilnadu Govt Jobs 

Employment Type:

Direct Recruitment Basis

Total No of Vacancies: 

06 Research Assistant Posts

Job Location: 


Starting Date: 


Last Date: 


Apply Mode:


Official Website 

Latest TNPSC Research Assistant Vacancy Details:

Name of the Post & No of Vacancies:

TNPSC Invites Applications for the Following Posts

Name of Post

Name of the service

No. of Post

Research Assistant in Evaluation and Applied Research Department (Post Code No.1861)

Tamil Nadu General Subordinate Service (Code No.036)



TNPSC Research Assistant Eligibility Criteria:

Educational Qualification: (As on 20.10.2021)

Applicants should possess the following or its equivalent qualification on the date of this Notification.

Must Possess a first class post-graduate degree in Economics or Econometrics or Statistics or Business Administration or Mathematics or Social work or Sociology or Anthropology or Agricultural Economics or Public Administration.

Note: (i) The educational qualification prescribed for these posts should have been obtained by passing the required qualification in the following order of studies viz. SSLC, HSC (or its equivalent), U.G. Degree and P.G.Degree. The results of examination should have been declared on or before the date of Notification. [Section 20 (4) (iv) of the T.N Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act 2016]

Age Limit: (As on 01.07.2021)

Name of the Post

Maximum Age

Others‟ [i.e., Applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBC(V)s, MBC and DNCs, MBCs, BCs and BCMs]

SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBC(V)s, MBC and DNCs, MBCs, BCs, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all castes

Research Assistant in Evaluation and Applied Research Department

30 years* (Should not have completed)

No maximum age limit

Explanation: Explanation: No maximum age limit shall mean that the applicants should not have completed 60 years of age either on the date of notification or at the time of selection /appointment to the post.

Age Concession:

(i) For Persons with Benchmark Disability : Persons with Benchmark Disability are eligible for age concession upto 10 years over and above the maximum age limit prescribed. (Section 64 of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016)

(ii) For Ex-servicemen:

a) The maximum age limit for ex-servicemen is 50 years. (Section 63 of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016)

b) The above mentioned age concession will not apply to the ex-servicemen applicants who have already been recruited to any class or service or category. (Section 3(j) of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act, 2016)


Salary Details:

1. Research Assistant - Rs.36900-116600 (Level-18) (Revised Scale)


TNPSC Research Assistant Selection Process 2021:

TNPSC may follow the following process to select the candidates.


Written Examination  (Paper - I (Subject Paper) & Paper- II (General Studies))


Oral Test in the shape of an interview

TNPSC Principal Syllabus & Exam Pattern: Click Here

TNPSC Principal Question Papers: Click Here


Application Fee/Exam Fee for TNPSC Research Assistant: 


Registration Fee:

 For One Time Registration (G.O.(Ms).No.32, Personnel and Administrative Reforms (M) Department, dated 01.03.2017).

Note:  Applicants who have already registered in One Time online Registration system and are within the validity period of 5 years are exempted.



Examination Fee

Note: The Examination fee should be paid at the time of submitting the online application for this recruitment if they are not eligible for the concession noted below


Note: Fee Pay by online through Net Banking / Credit card / Debit card on or before the date of submission of online application by choosing the option in the online application.


(i) Linking Aadhaar number with One Time Registration (OTR) is mandatory for applicants.[ For further details refer para 2B of „Instructions to Applicants‟.]

(ii) One Time Registration is valid for five years from the date of registration. After completion of five years, the applicant must renew the One Time Registration by paying the fee prescribed. The One Time Registration is different from the application for the examination. An applicant should make an online application separately for each and every examination for which he intends to appear.[Para 2C of „Instructions to Applicants‟.]

(iii) Applicants who had already registered under One-Time Registration system by paying Rs.50/- before 01.03.2017 and having validity and those who have registered for One-Time Registration on or after 01.03.2017 by paying Rs.150/- towards One-Time Registration are exempted from paying the registration fee for this recruitment.

Examination Fee Concessions:





Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars)

Full Exemption


Scheduled Tribes

Full Exemption


Most Backward Classes (V), Most Backward Classes and Denotified Communities, Most Backward Classes

Three Free Chances


Backward Classes (Other than Muslim) / Backward Classes (Muslim)

Three Free Chances



Two Free Chances


Persons with Benchmark Disability

Full Exemption


Destitute Widow

Full Exemption


How to apply for TNPSC Research Assistant Post:  

Candidate(s) fulfilling all the above clearly laid down criteria will have to apply online only through the link on the TNPSC website in the careers webpage under current openings section i.e. from 20.10.2021 to 19.11.2021. No other mode of application will be accepted.


Important Dates for TNPSC Research Assistant Posts: 

Starting Date for Submission of Application


Last date for Submission of Application


Dates of written examination

Paper-I : Subject papers

22.01.2022 10.00A.M. to 01.00 P.M.

Paper-II : General Studies (Degree Standard)

22.01.2022 03.00 P.M. to 05.00 P.M.


TNPSC Research Assistant Syllabus & Question Paper:  

TNPSC Principal Syllabus & Exam Pattern

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TNPSC Principal Question Papers

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TNPSC Research Assistant Official Notification & Application Link:

TNPSC Official Website Career Page

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TNPSC Official Notification PDF

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TNPSC Online Application Form

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